About Us

West Linton Early Learners and Westies! is a parent-run registered charity, a member of  Early Years Scotland and is in partnership with Scottish Borders Council. We are registered and inspected by HM Inspectorate of Education and the Care Inspectorate.

See our most recent Care Inspection Report.

West Linton Early Learners is a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation(SCIO)SC012258.

The Team

West Linton Early Learners and Westies! is managed by Kate Whalley.

All our staff are qualified or are working towards a qualification and have experience in working with young children. They also hold a PVG (Protection of Vulnerable Groups) check for working with young children and have first aid training.  It is a priority for staff to keep up to date with child-care training and relevant qualification.

Parental involvement

Parental involvement is very much a part of West Linton Early Learners and Westies!  We welcome and encourage parents and carers to come and join us during sessions (siblings also welcome!), to help out, or just to join in the fun and be involved in your children’s learning and development.  There is also always a need for parent’s involvement on the committee or at fundraising events to help West Linton Early Learners remain active and we hope that you will take the opportunity to be involved.

Where to find us

St Andrews New Church Hall
Lower Green
West Linton EH46 7EW

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